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Thursday, October 7 2010

‘A Cambodian Odyssey’: Haing Ngor Was Among the Most Consequential Actors of His Time

It isn't often that a brutal personal account of mass murder, slavery, torture and the obliteration of a sovereign nation causes a reader to meditate on the art of acting, but then, Haing Ngor's was no ordinary life.

Thursday, April 2 2009

Polis Is This: Charles Olson and the Persistence of Place

Charles Olson was above all a poet of place, and whatever one thinks of his verse, it is hard not to sympathize with his championing of the unique and the indigenous.

Wednesday, March 25 2009

Part 4: All About My Mother to Sleepy Hollow (October - November 1999)

Outsiders and oddballs make up Part Four's formidable filmmakers, an idiosyncratic collection of dreamers and visionaries.

Wednesday, February 18 2009


There’s a touch of Arthur Miller in the way the audiences emotions are played in this story of challenging authority.

Thursday, January 15 2009

The New Classics - The 30 Best Films of 2008

Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.

Tuesday, January 13 2009

Iconic - The Top 20 Male Performances of 2008

Like the gladiators of old, 2008 resembles a battle of formidable acting gods, especially when looking over the 20 choices presented below. Indeed, if anything, choosing a winner requires more of a leap of faith than any amount of critical skill - they all were that good.

Tough and Tender - The Top 20 Female Performances of 2008

Twenty talented ladies, 20 performances worthy of multiple little gold men. Unfortunately, as in all years, someone has to come out on top. But after looking over this impressive list, picking the preeminent turn of 2008 seems almost impossible.

Sunday, December 21 2008

Burn After Reading (2008)

Friday, October 24 2008


A movie made with awards season in mind, Changeling offers extravagant affects and overwritten speeches.

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Burn After Reading (Reviews) [12.Sep.08]
Talk, Talk, Talk: October 2008 (Features) [9.Sep.08]
Talk, Talk, Talk: September 2008 (Features) [8.Sep.08]
Klimt (Reviews) [14.Jan.08]
Art School Confidential (2006) (Reviews) [10.Oct.06]
The Libertine (2004) (Reviews) [22.Aug.06]
Art School Confidential (2006) (Reviews) [8.May.06]
The Libertine (2004) (Reviews) [9.Mar.06]
A Talking Picture (2003) (Reviews) [21.Jan.05]
Mulholland Falls (1996) (Reviews) [8.Nov.04]
The Dancer Upstairs (2002) (Reviews) [22.Sep.03]
I’m Going Home (2001) (Reviews) [2.Sep.03]
Johnny English (2003) (Reviews) [24.Jul.03]
The Dancer Upstairs (2002) (Reviews) [15.May.03]
I’m Going Home (2001) (Reviews) [22.Aug.02]
Being John Malkovich (Reviews) [29.Oct.99]
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